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before, but it's still an elevated level above 400,000 and you can thank superstorm sand sandy for that. sandy brought in all of these jobless claims and this is going to be something that's really going to wreak some havoc with the economic numbers over the next many months or so. you can expect these to continue to be in there affecting things like retail sales. as millions of americans are taking to the roads for the thanksgiving holiday, this is also a huge issue when it comes to car rentals. if you are in the northeast and you're planning on rent iing a r at the last minute, you'd better think again because sandy, again, has changed the fen phenomenon with that. so many people have had to rent cars because their own were damaged during the storm it has left rental car companies with a very short supply of cars they can hand out to other people. sandy, again, continues to have all these ripple effects on impacts on things like the numbers we watch every day. that's huge for the market. the other huge thing, luke, what happens next week when congressional leaders come back and we see
rating, now 67%. up 19 points from september. and a lot thanks to sandy and probably the "snl" this weekend. >> he did a good job on "saturday night live" but corey booker may run against him and beat him. who knows? >> i think chris christie is well positioned. marco rubio is well positioned candidate. i don't know that that's going to help them. you mentioned or someone mentioned a lot of women and minorities in their list of 2016 candidates but, you know, they had a woman and minority in the candidates and still chose mitt romney. i think they have an issue to get over with in terms of picking the right candidate. >> with finances, the right was pretty happy with the fact that paul ryan was chosen on the ticket considered to be a budget hawk on the hill. does he have a prospect, a brighter future because of the practice that he got out of going through this election and the lessons learned, possibly utilize that going forward? >> this conversation reminds me of the stephen colbert skit of a committee to explore the question of whether or not they should create a committee.
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from hurricane sandy that devastated a huge part of the state and the voters are noticing christie's favorability rating is now at 67%. up 15 points since the storm. you don't see that much in american politics. in a state dominated by democrats, a state the president won by 17 points. the message is clear, voters want action, not blind partisanship. here's what they are saying. do your job, find common ground, do it together. you would think other republicans would be getting the hint. but there's the problem. take a look at the republican so-called leaders who is in charge? who is in charge here? not marco rubio, not the rejected vp candidate paul ryan. bobby jindal is making noise lately but it's not hitch. mitch mcconnell is not it. his speaker john boehner is certainly not this charge. that leads to chris christie and rush limbaugh. the take charge governor who's getting from democrats versus the hard right radio show talk show host. how does this gop movie end? joining me now is melina, contributor to "the grio" and margie omaro. the gop has a real rush problem. how do you se
include doubling down on green technology and particularly solar. as we know from superstore and sandy, people out of power for weeks and weeks and it seems to me that is the way to help deal with what is likely to be from what scientists are telling us, an increase in the kind of variety and ferocity of storms that will damage our communities on the eastern seaboard in particular for years and years. so we're talking about enormous urban communities that are going to be crippled by whether they would need to be prepared to deal with that. >> mr. packer, did you want to jump in on that? >> to both increase minorities in teaching, we have to lift up the teaching profession. we have to make teachings of the people value and want to go into them right now there's a lot of criticism and unions and low morale among the teaching profession. i think we really need to do more to encourage young people and people of color in inner-city peace to go in teaching. teach for america -- i have nothing against teach for america, but it's not a long-term solution. we need to get people to serving their
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